The Maitreya Buddha – Miroku Bosatsu –
W7.3 × D10 × H16 cm, weight: 360 grams
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The Maitreya Bodhisattva & its Measurements
Cultural studies are perfected to reproduce this Miroku Maitreya Bodhisattva. These types of figurines often display larger heads. The designs are also more simplified yet stylized. The Buddha ia a beautiful display for your home, and it will fit any type of theme you have.
This figure of the Maitreya Bodhisatva can help calm and clear your mind. The art piece is an excellent item to help during meditation. Due to its size, the figurine can be seen easily and can exhibit itself on your shelf or desk.
It weighs about 360 grams while its measurements are the following: it has a width of 7.3 millimeters, is 16 millimeters high, and is 10 millimeters deep.
Style and Design
The statue of this Maitreya Bodhisattva comes in a deep, old-fashioned coloring finish. This is similar to the statues that are present in old temples.
Designing and styling this figurine requires great skill and experience. And because of the craftsmans abilities, gives you just that. Every inch and part of the Buddha is precisely made how it should be, and is hand painted to achieve the classic look of the piece.
What makes this piece more special is its copper red color. This is gives you a stunning look of the Maitreya Boddhisatva.
Since 1997, Kensin has been creating faithful replicas of historical figures of the Sengoku era. Most images, armor, and art of warlords and Buddhism pieces are made to perfection. Each piece is carefully designed to replicate the original piece from history.
Accessories and Materials of the Japanese Buddhism Art
As mentioned, this eye-catching sculpture has a body made of polystone. It’s one of the most favored materials for creating figurines like this. This is due to its versatility and strength, making it a nice decorative piece for your home. The Maitreya Buddha also comes with its own storage box to keep the figure protected.
The Maitreya Bodhisattva
It’s believed that the Maitreya Bodhisattva will succeed the present Buddha, Gautama Buddha. He will appear in 5.7 years and it is popular for its meditative pose.
The figurine takes the position of having its legs crossed while sitting down. The right elbow is leaning on its raised leg. It also has its finger pressed on its cheek as if thinking.
The Future Coming of the Maitreya Buddha
His coming will happen after the teachings of today’s Buddha are no longer taught. He will also appear when these are forgotten. It is predicted that the Maitreya will attain the Bodhi in just 7 days.
His coming will be depicted by physical events. These include the ocean’s decrease in size, and the like. This is to let Maitreya to traverse them.
The event of his appearance will also present the true dharma to everyone. In turn, this will allow the creation of a brand-new world. Interestingly, the coming will signify the end of this middle time. This is the time where humans are currently residing in.